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Teaching at BMS


As a division we are keen to support with teaching, and get involved in a wide range of modules and courses including:

We are also involved in some teaching in the School of Life Sciences. You can find out more about members of the division who teach below.

Prof Geraldine Hartshorne

Professor Hartshorne is involved in our medical programme, the MB ChB, as a lecture, personal tutor and SSC2 (Student Selected Component) supervisor. She also lectures final year students of the Biomedical Sciences BSc in the School of Life Sciences. She is a PhD co-supervisor and an MRes co-supervisor.

In a clinical capacity, she is a project supervisor for students on the School of Life Sciences' MBio and is a research project supervisor on the Clinical embryology training programme,

She is also an examiner for RCPath, an assessor for APP EXP and external examiner for MScs at two other Russell Group universities.

Dr Leda Mirbahai

Leda is the Medical Science Theme lead for Warwick Medical School's new BSc Health and Medical Sciences. She contributes to the MB ChB programme as a Case Based Learning facilitator and is a personal tutor and an SSC2 (Student Selected Component) project supervisor. She also gives lectures to our medical students on the topics of ageing and epigenetics of cancer.

Dr Dawn Collins

Dawn teaches neurobiology and neuropharmacology for the MB ChB and is lead for the Brain and Behaviour block in Phase 1 (during the medical students' first year of the course). She also teaches neuroscience for the IATL module 'Navigating Psychopathology'.

Dr Anne Green

Anne's main role is Academic Lead for MB ChB Phase I. She is Academic Lead for the Learning Medicine Block of MB ChB Phase I and teaches gastrointestinal and liver physiology on the Health, Metabolism and Homeostasis Block of MB ChB Phase I. She also teaches gastrointestinal and liver pharmacology on the Pharmacology, Prescribing and Therapeutics theme of the MB ChB course

Prof Vinod Patel

Vinod is the Clinical Skills Theme Lead for all Phases of the MB ChB. He is the module lead for the Assistantship (Phase III) and lectures as part of this module and is also a SSC1 module lead for Middlemarch, which is a self-selected module taught to Phase II students.

Vinod is involved in clinical teaching in the trusts for Phases 2-4 – in particular he is a partnership consultant for students at George Eliot who are doing the Care of the Medical Patient block.

Dr Daniel Mitchell

Daniel is Academic Lead for the MB ChB Pharmacology, Prescribing and Therapeutics Theme and is also Academic Lead for the MB ChB Academic Days (covering 23 of the 53 Case-Based Learning cases within the whole MB ChB). He also delivers the following lectures/sessions within the MB ChB Phase I in the following areas:
  • "Introduction to Pharmacology" - Learning Medicine Week
  • "Pharmacology of Drugs Acting on the Kidney" - MB ChB Phase I Block 1 (Health, Metabolism and Homeostasis)
  • Block 1 Round-up tutorials
  • "Pharmacology of Airway Disease" - MB ChB Phase I Block 2 (Blood, Lungs and Heart)
  • "Pharmacology of Cardiac Disease" - MB ChB Phase I Block 2 (Blood, Lungs and Heart)
  • Block 2 Round-up tutorials

Dr Helen Jones

Helen leads the Bloods, Lungs and Heart block (Block 2) on the MB ChB course. She is also involved in other teaching activities on the MB ChB, primarily in Phase I and Phase II, including lecture delivery, anatomy teaching, CBL, and group work (including personal and professional development group work).

Dr Claire Bastie

Claire is the Course Director for the MSc in Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research (IBR) and actively contributes to the MRC-funded Doctoral in Training Partnership (MRC-DTP). She also delivers lectures on metabolism in health and disease to students on the MSc in IBR course, and co-organises MRC-DTP cohort events. Claire will also lead and lecture in the Year 2 module “Food: Nutrition & Malnutrition” on the new BSc Health and Medical Sciences programme.

Claire is a PhD co-supervisor and MSc co-supervisor.